Employers with 21 or more workers:
- Minimum Wage: $15.40 per hour
- Tipped Worker: $9.24 per hour
Employers with 4 to 20 workers:
- Minimum Wage: $14.50 per hour
- Tipped Worker: $8.70 per hour
According to the City of Chicago notice, tipped workers are those who receive tips as part of their wage, like restaurant servers. If a tipped worker’s wages plus tips do not equal at least the full minimum wage, the employer must make up the difference.